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at the center of the troubled obamacare [s[man] no one told her,right?a. [son]hi! [mom screams] >>> a year ago today, super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions washing homes into the ocean and left neighborhoods underwater. the recovery effort has been ongoing since. we take you to new jersey. >> good morning, kristen. they are still rebuilding at this beach. the boardwalk is new and the sand has been raised to protect the residents. a lost signs of progress but there is still a lot of work to do. a year after super storm sandy's fury along the east coast, signs of recovery. ellis i'll left in the dark if -- for months, re-open. the seaport is back open for business after 85 percent of the businesses were shut. in long beach, a new 2.2-mile ford walk that is supposed to withstand the next storm. >> we have made great problem but that means nothing if you are one of those who is not back if their hope. >> many are still rebuilding, still suffering, sandy cost $65 billion in property damage. only a portion of the $50 billion in federal aid money is happen
-flops. >>> a federal appeals court ruling over a key obamacare mandate is likely to start another healthcare battle in the u.s. supreme court. at issue is a provision in the affordable care act that requires employers with 50 or more workers to provide coverage for contraceptives or pay a fine. an ohio based company sued, claiming it affected their rights there has been jot range over the federal exchange site that overseize obamacare. today it was up and rung tonight. engineers fixed the troublesome tech nick cool -- technical problems and democrats are calling the site0s shortcomings unacceptable. >> i felt and i said this directly to the president's chief of staff, they ought to take down the web site until it was right. >> applications for affordable care are still ahead of signups for president bush's medical act that gave elderly americans a prescription drug benefit. >> a new poll shows older americans are standing firmly against cuts to social security benefits. civics in ten people aged 50 and older oppose the way cost of living raises are calculated or raising the eligibility age for full
under obamacare z a special report on a one-year anniversary of super storm sandy. why one town is having to force people into making repairs. and how an app can turn you into an online carp yoonist. >> thank you. see you then. >> britney spears music has seen criticism over the years but nothing like this. >> several hit songs being used to scare off somali pirates. >> that is the what sends pirates race waying the british navy prefers to use songs instead of guns. >> naf yat security says they thought pirates would hate it the most. it may be working. tacks are down so far this year. not when she wants to hear >> nochlt that is going to do it for us. thanks for watching. >>> welcome to "world news." tonight under fire, the white house fighting on two fronts, new calls to totally change the way america spies. and did president obama break a key promise to all americans about his health care plan. >>> hurricane sandy one year later, the families with their amazing survival stories, but are we ready for the next super storm? >>> made in america, you heard it here first, those oly
. that's not a yes or no. >> she is prohibited from getting insurance through an obamacare exchange because she is 65 and a medicare recipient. >>> a south bay man is convicted of driving under the influence of ambien. chp officers pulled over feef ven fernandez -- over steven fernandez. they say he did poorly on a field sobriety test even though they didn't detect alcohol. but a blood test showed he had the sleep aid ambien in his system. he said he was sleep driving. the prosecutor in the case says the evidence proved otherwise. >> the jury watched a video taken from the california highway patrol vehicle of the initial interaction with him. for about two hours he was able to engage with the officers as to why he says he was going to the hospital. he said he was going to the hospital and why he thought a per description -- being under the influence of a prescription should constitute a dui. >> the sleep driving defense is becoming more people for people taking sleep medication. it is a real thing, but experts say very rare. >>> it is a a lonely layover. coming up, what forced a bay
questions congress has for the administration official at the center of the troubled obamacare >>> covering novato, oakland, sunnyvale and all the bay area this is abc7 news. >> it was a year ago today that the super storm sandy slammed into the eastern seaboard changing the lives of millions. sandy left neighborhoods destroyed and washing homes into the ocean. we are joined by a reporter in new jersey. let's begin with progress. a lot of federal money was appropriated but is it getting to those who need it? >> good morning, there are a lot of signs of progress along the east coast. a local newspaper said "ready to move open i that is the message. at this beach, this boardwalk is new and they raised the sand to protect the rising waters but a lot of 9 aid $50 billion which congress passed to get to the residents is not in the hands of the homeowners to construct new homes. $65 billion in damage was allotted and people are talking about red tape and long lines and complicated politicians. there were a lot of chances after katrina and how aid is given out. people are having a difficult time g
into >> michael finney examines health care coverage that some people are already receiving underçw?ht obamacare. >> keeping flame alive. president Ñi i want you to be kind.ff i want you to be smart. super smart. i want one thing in a doctor. i want you to be handsome. i want you to be awesome. i don't want you to look at the chart before you say hi...david. i want you to return my emails. i want you to keep me doing this for another sixty years. at kaiser permanente, we want you to choose the doctor that's right for you. find your perfect match at kp.org and thrive. to those who've been denied ewelcome to covered california. now, you can no longer be denied coverage because of a pre-existing condition. enroll today at coveredca.com. progress. on this day, sand being taken out of the bay to build a dune on the beach. look at the marshland there in the bay. the roof of a house is a grim reminder of what is lost. not that anyone needs a reminder. some left, most stayed. like chris. this was his house the day of sandy. this is his house now. 12 feet higher. >> majority of the people understand ris
to answer questions of the faulty rollout of obamacare. >> the investigation into the bizarre disappearance and death of a san francisco hospital patient continues. >> later, oprah's favorite things at a yard sale. it is benefiting a good cause. >> i-80 through berkeley, a crash is causing a big so before the first sneeze help protect with a spray before the first tissue help defend with a wipe. and help prevent with lysol to get 10x more protection with each hand wash and kill 99.9% of germs around the house. this season, go beyond cleaning to help protect your family with lysol. start healthing. >>> live from the kgo-tv broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> at 6:00, new details on the investigation into the woman found dead at a san francisco hospital. the mystery now surrounding the employee who reported seeing the patient days before the body was discovered. >> the largest city in the bay area wants to crackdown on a growing problem, san jose wants to storm officers from leaving the we police officer after they pay $170,000 to train them. a top member in washington, dc, of the obama ad
of the obamacare website. thanks if joining us on this wednesday. >> first up, we will get you a prehalloween forecast. >> good morning, everyone. live doppler 7 hd shows a lack of radar returns and clouds. we have a few out there with fog in the in the bay. watch out for that. the day planner, the bay is partly cloudy with temperatures at 48. we will be in the upper 50's at noon with high clouds and sun and bright we today. we will top out in the low-to-mid 60's at 4:00 and 57 at 7:00. inland, fog in the north and upper 30's to low 40's in most neighbors and 60 at noon and mid-60's below average this afternoon. dress warmly in the evening. we will drop into the 50's. at the coast, it is dry. a few clouds. it will be 46. mostly sunny in the afternoon, mid-to-upper 60's. enjoy. >> we have heavy remark with berkeley trying to recover at this hour along the east shore freeway with heavy traffic over the altamont pass. focusing on the berkeley drive westbound along 80 through richmond toward emeryville it is 19 miles per hour for a top speed and the usually accident involving five vehicles caused
involving the deputy that killed a teen in the north bay. >> a california democrat upset about the obamacare web site tell us us what she would do if she were in charge. abc7 at 6:00 starts now. >>> good evening. i'm amy ama daetz. the family of a teen killed by a sheriff deputy will beilg a lawsuit. today we are learning more about the deputy who killed the teen. cornell bernard talked to man who said he feared for his life when the officer was quick to pull a gun on him as well. he joins us live from santa rosa. reporter: jeff westbrook says he, too, is mourning the loss of andy lopez. the memorial to him continues to grow. the deputy who shot lopez is the same man who pulled a gun on westbrook during a routine traffic stop. >> at this time i just looked at him point blank at the barrel of a gun. >> he said he and an employee feared for their lives beforing a stopped on highway 101 for make ang unsafe lane change. he says the sheriff's deputy who made the stop seemed agitated when he approached his car. >> i looked to -- i looked back up there was a gun, and he is screaming, turn the vehic
on capitol hill, asked if she'd switch to obamacare. house republicans on the tack over the glitch-filled roll out of the president's plan. >> she began with a formal apology saying she needs to be accountable for the problem was the health care.gov web site >> nobody was willing to settle for just an apology. >> in boston today, the president said again, he is not happy about problems at health care.gov. >> i take full responsibility that it gets fixed >> earlier today is the health and human services secretary fell on her sword. >> hold me accountable. >> okay >> i'm responsible. >> it's been plagued by major technology problems she was testifying today, the web site showing this error message. work working day and night and will continue until fixed. >> she apologized for what she says has been a frustrating experience. but republican lawmakers who have been chomping at bit to grill her wanted more. >> i think it's great you're taking responsibility. it's the president's responsibility. correct? >> yes. he is the president and responsible. >> reporter: lawmakers zeroed in on t
subsidized insurance rates under obamacare. but equally important is the free care that's now available to many more people under med e cal, the state's version of medicaid. michael finney tells us what it takes to qualify. >> nora is get hearing blood sugar level checked. this preventative care is something she might not have done in the past. >> i couldn't afford it. this is really, you know, caused a lot of problems in the family because it's not only me, it's my family, my husband, my kids and my grandson. >> nora is one of an estimated 2 million new patients in california who are now eligible for med-i-cal under the affordable care act. it used to be limited for those under the poverty level. that was for families. for a family of four that's $23,050 or less a year. now med-i-cal has been expanded to include adults without children and a family of four would qualify if it had an annual income of less than $32,500. brenda shipp is the chief operating officer for lifelong medical care has 15 health clinics around the bay area. >> this is huge. this is really, really huge. i mean, bec
other restaurants and street vendors. >> memos show that many people trying to sign up for obamacare have faced same saddam hussien lob problems as people using the web site because a trained representative are using the same system. they show applications go through the same portal the web site has been plagued since it launched. obama administration has brought in tech experts to help and promises it will be fixed by the end of the month. >> google executive chairman says wide spread u.s. government spying will be outrageous. he told "wall street journal" google registered complaints with national security agency, president obama and members of congress he is currently in hong kong where he spoke about his company's efforts to increase internet access in north korea. >> we're trying to convince the government to open up to a little bit of the internet torch get started for benefit of the country and benefit of the government and citizens, health of the citizens so, forth. >> he says he's not certain whether efforts had impact on the government . >>> a german magazine is reporting 1
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